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Revision as of 04:54, 20 July 2013

Playstation Update Package (PUP) - Discussion/Talk

What is the part that defines, what firmware it really is?. I mean, for firmwares below 3.55 we have all the keys so whe can forge any PUP and make it appear as a +3.55, that would be a way to downgrade, without the need of a dongle and recovery mode.

I know there are version strings in pupheader,version.txt, info0, and in vsh.self.. but what is missing? What isn´t correclty set in mfw to make it pass the checks of a legit +3.55 fw?

We are using recovery mode to downgrade because, we haven´t found a way to create a legit +3.55


Unpacking a firmware

Unpack the PUP

Dots.txt
license.xml
ps3swu.self
ps3swu2.self
spkg_hdr.tar
Update_Files.tar
update_flags.txt
Version.txt
VSH.tar

Untar the Update_Files.tar

BDIT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_301R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_302R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_303R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_304R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_306R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_308R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_310R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_312R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_314R.pkg
BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_316R.pkg
BLUETOOTH_FIRMWARE.pkg
CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg
dev_flash3_023.tar.aa.2013_06_20_055817
dev_flash_000.tar.aa.2013_06_20_055817
dev_flash_001.tar.aa.2013_06_20_055817
dev_flash_002.tar.aa.2013_06_20_055817
dev_flash_003.tar.aa.2013_06_20_055817
dev_flash_004.tar.aa.2013_06_20_055817
dev_flash_005.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_006.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_007.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_008.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_009.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_010.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_011.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_012.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_013.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_014.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_015.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_016.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_017.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_018.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_019.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_020.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_021.tar.aa.2013_06_20_051337
dev_flash_022.tar.aa.2013_06_20_055817
MULTI_CARD_FIRMWARE.pkg
RL_FOR_PACKAGE.img
RL_FOR_PROGRAM.img
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01000006.pkg
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01010303.pkg
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01020302.pkg
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01030302.pkg
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01040402.pkg
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01050002.pkg
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01050101.pkg
SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_S1_00010002083E0832.pkg
UPL.xml.pkg

unpkg CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg

content
info0
info1
cosunpkg content from CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg
aim_spu_module.self
appldr
creserved_0
default.spp
emer_init.self
eurus_fw.bin
hdd_copy.self
isoldr
lv0
lv1.self
lv1ldr
lv2ldr
lv2_kernel.self
manu_info_spu_module.self
mc_iso_spu_module.self
me_iso_spu_module.self
sb_iso_spu_module.self
sc_iso.self
sdk_version
spp_verifier.self
spu_pkg_rvk_verifier.self
spu_token_processor.self
spu_utoken_processor.self
sv_iso_spu_module.self
unself the self's

...

unpkg dev_flash*

content
info0
info1
untar dev_flash* content

...

3.55 example

PSUPDATE.PUP
├── dots.txt
├── license.txt
├── ps3swu.self 
├── update_files.tar
│   ├── BDIT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_301R.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_302R.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_303R.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_304R.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_306R.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_308R.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── BLUETOOTH_FIRMWARE.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   │   ├── RC29_firmware_footer.dfu
│   │   │   ├── usb8780-5.0.1-A1-A2.dfu
│   │   │   └── usb8781-20.0.12.0.dfu
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg
│   │   ├── aim_spu_module.self
│   │   ├── appldr
│   │   ├── creserved_0
│   │   ├── default.spp
│   │   ├── emer_init.self
│   │   ├── eurus_fw.bin
│   │   ├── hdd_copy.self
│   │   ├── isoldr
│   │   ├── lv0
│   │   ├── lv1ldr
│   │   ├── lv1.self
│   │   ├── lv2_kernel.self
│   │   ├── lv2ldr
│   │   ├── manu_info_spu_module.self
│   │   ├── mc_iso_spu_module.self
│   │   ├── me_iso_spu_module.self
│   │   ├── sb_iso_spu_module.self
│   │   ├── sc_iso.self
│   │   ├── sdk_version
│   │   ├── spp_verifier.self
│   │   ├── spu_pkg_rvk_verifier.self
│   │   ├── spu_token_processor.self
│   │   ├── spu_utoken_processor.self
│   │   └── sv_iso_spu_module.self
│   ├── dev_flash_XXX.tar.aa.DATE/TIME
│   ├── dev_flash3_XXX.tar.aa.DATE/TIME
│   ├── MULTI_CARD_FIRMWARE.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── RL_FOR_PACKAGE.img
│   ├── RL_FOR_PROGRAM.img
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01000006.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01010303.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01020302
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01030302.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01040402.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01050002.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_01050101.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   ├── SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_S1_00010002083E0832.pkg
│   │   ├── content
│   │   ├── info0
│   │   └── info1
│   └── UPL.xml.pkg
│       ├── content
│       ├── info0
│       └── info1
├── update_files.tar
├── update_flags.txt
├── version.txt
└── vsh.tar




Adding new keys to older firmwares

patch the loaders
add keys to appldr keys index & tables
there are also npdrm keys inside appldr as well, add the 3.56++ ones
appldr,. lv2.self and game_ext_plugin need patching for new games support
vsh.self maybe too

Creating a MFW? (3.41/3.55 with 3.56 keys)


Proof of concept with added keys to appldr (and none of the other mentioned files above) : http://www.ps3devwiki.com/wiki/Talk:Patches#appldr_3.55_add_3.56.2F3.60_keys


Using fake upgrade to get lowest firmware version info

PS3_MinVerChk use on the CECHG04, using fake upgrade to get lowest firmware version info

http://ps3devwiki.com/files/firmware/MFW-CEX/MinVerCheck/ // MinVerChk.rar (1.28 KB) / mirror

CRC-16: 9A11
CRC-32 (Ethernet and PKZIP): 50EE9A92
SHA-1: 1B60E0ADE8E698D9796AA78B7AD54B10E05A9B0B
MD-5: BB39828156BC7DF144E4D06D81C801AB
  1. Unrar and copy this MinVerChk PUP to your USB stick (/PS3/UPDATE/PS3UPDAT.PUP), the same way as if it was an firmware upgrade.
  2. Insert the USB stick into the PS3.
  3. Start a firmware update like normal from XMB (Don’t worry, it will not update!)
  4. It will shortly fail and display the Firmware Base Value

Note: console needs to run at least FW 2.50? (2.30 didn't work)


Hashes

Version MD5 SHA1 CRC32 CRC16 HMAC_SHA1
0 file (do not use) MD5::1f5039e50bd66b290c56684d8550c6c2 SHA1::7b91dbdc56c5781edf6c8847b4aa6965566c5c75 CRC32::2A0E7DBB CRC16::0 HMAC_SHA1::
3.41 RETAIL/CEX PSJB MD5::6f1ef9144c43c9a6f00f7ee7464a6689 SHA1::f3c19e06c0e7b8cc550bb3244f5f88356173fa6d CRC32::8A1E7548 CRC16::7FFC HMAC_SHA1::9F7001A6A93AE03A61ED7CFB7156A68DF0740708



Repositories

stoker25 - specialises in debug/DEX and DECR/TOOL firmwares (self hosted)

Remark @ Installation

ps3d storage region 3 on the internal harddisk (ps3dc) is used by the PS3 as temp for installing updates. When installing PUP files, the PUP content gets unpacked there, checked - the system flags the update bit and prompts for reboot. After reboot it sees the update bit set and installs the files from ps3dc without rechecking (!) -> possible attack vector for circumventing checks, like down-/crossgrading). edit-note: doesn't seem to be true, it is still checked.

ps3d - 4 possible regions :

ps3da : whole disk
  ps3db : UFS2 : GameOS
  ps3dc : FAT (2GB) : Update
  ps3dd : EXT3 : OtherOS (in the <=3.15 way)


Factory Service Mode - Installation log breakdown

Explaination from rms: http://rmscrypt.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/the-downgrade-process/

Sample logs:

log Explaination Notes
manufacturing bit detection in Syscon eeprom, manufacturing mode enabled, looking for lv2_diag.self
 manufacturing updating start
lv2_diag.self initialised
PackageName = /dev_usb000/PS3UPDAT.PUP
PUP file used for FSM reinstall on USB root
 settle polling interval success
 vflash is disabled...
 boot from nand flash...
NAND system detected, vflash disabled
 creating flash regions...
 create storage region: (region id = 2)
 format partition: (region_id = 2, CELL_FS_IOS:BUILTIN_FLSH1, CELL_FS_FAT)
 create storage region: (region id = 3)
 format partition: (region_id = 3, CELL_FS_IOS:BUILTIN_FLSH2, CELL_FS_FAT)
 create storage region: (region id = 4)
 format partition: (region_id = 4, CELL_FS_IOS:BUILTIN_FLSH3, CELL_FS_FAT)
 create storage region: (region id = 5)
 create storage region: (region id = 6)
creating and formatting FLASH regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
 Initializing
 taking a while...
 start Updating Proccess
 Initialize elapsed time = 61 msec
Initializing + Start Updating Proccess
 check UPL
 Check UPL elapsed time = 34 msec
 check Package Size
 get package size elapsed time = 8 msec
 start Updating Package
 Update packages num = 29
 Update packages total size = 160699026
UPL.xml.pkg from PUP unpkg'ed and read
 Update Package Revoke list
 read package revoke list package (576 bytes) elapsed = 6 msec
 update package revoke list elapsed = 331 msec
 Update Package Revoke list done(0x8002f000)
RL_FOR_PACKAGE.img copied from PUP to trvk_pkg
 Update Core OS Package
 read core os package (5193774 bytes) elapsed = 324 msec
 update core os package elapsed = 1965 msec
 Update Core OS Package done(0x8002f000)
Core OS package (CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg) is unpkg'ed from PUP and written to ros
 Update VSH Package
 sys_memory_container_create() success(id = 0xc0effffe)
 Update VSH's package : 1/21
 read vsh package (2070 bytes) elapsed = 8 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 23 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 9259 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 0 msec
 Update VSH's package : 2/21
 read vsh package (5616383 bytes) elapsed = 351 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 341 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 1725 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 402 msec
 Update VSH's package : 3/21
 read vsh package (3357780 bytes) elapsed = 214 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 227 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 2926 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 312 msec
 Update VSH's package : 4/21
 read vsh package (5240122 bytes) elapsed = 328 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 309 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 2776 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 399 msec
 Update VSH's package : 5/21
 read vsh package (24029 bytes) elapsed = 9 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 24 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 1185 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 9 msec
 Update VSH's package : 6/21
 read vsh package (9831317 bytes) elapsed = 599 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 279 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 11830 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 466 msec
 Update VSH's package : 7/21
 read vsh package (8662380 bytes) elapsed = 539 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 272 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 16532 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 474 msec
 Update VSH's package : 8/21
 read vsh package (8657372 bytes) elapsed = 541 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 361 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 5911 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 448 msec
 Update VSH's package : 9/21
 read vsh package (10445426 bytes) elapsed = 635 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 255 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 5408 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 467 msec
 Update VSH's package : 10/21
 read vsh package (10252830 bytes) elapsed = 641 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 262 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 8646 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 476 msec
 Update VSH's package : 11/21
 read vsh package (9922968 bytes) elapsed = 621 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 252 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 6950 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 467 msec
 Update VSH's package : 12/21
 read vsh package (8214459 bytes) elapsed = 505 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 199 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 5843 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 386 msec
 Update VSH's package : 13/21
 read vsh package (9428094 bytes) elapsed = 594 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 244 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 5238 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 442 msec
 Update VSH's package : 14/21
 read vsh package (7973335 bytes) elapsed = 498 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 346 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 13617 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 456 msec
 Update VSH's package : 15/21
 read vsh package (9766737 bytes) elapsed = 603 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 360 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 17267 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 529 msec
 Update VSH's package : 16/21
 read vsh package (9199234 bytes) elapsed = 583 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 407 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 23189 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 689 msec
 Update VSH's package : 17/21
 read vsh package (7260896 bytes) elapsed = 466 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 286 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 14751 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 689 msec
 Update VSH's package : 18/21
 read vsh package (6563380 bytes) elapsed = 422 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 155 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 1906 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 357 msec
 Update VSH's package : 19/21
 read vsh package (6092245 bytes) elapsed = 373 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 227 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 1457 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 405 msec
 Update VSH's package : 20/21
 read vsh package (9859067 bytes) elapsed = 590 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 238 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 2187 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 498 msec
 Update VSH's package : 21/21
 read vsh package (6492084 bytes) elapsed = 419 msec
 decrypt and verify vsh package elapsed = 321 msec
 write vsh package elapsed = 17509 msec
 compare vsh package elapsed = 674 msec
 Update VSH Package done(0x8002f000)
dev_flash_000.tar.aa.* files from PUP are unpkg'ed to dev_flash
 Bul-ray Disc Player Revoke
 read bdp revoke package (1904 bytes) elapsed = 23 msec
 decrypt and verify bdp revoke package elapsed = 29 msec
 write bdp revoke package elapsed = 2240 msec
 compare bdprevoke package elapsed = 57 msec
 Bul-ray Disc Player Revoke done(0x8002f000)
dev_flash3_024.tar.aa.* files from PUP are unpkg'ed to dev_flash3
 Update Program Revoke list
 read program revoke list package (704 bytes) elapsed = 7 msec
 update program revoke list elapsed = 331 msec
 Update Program Revoke list done(0x8002f000)
RL_FOR_PROGRAM.img from PUP is copied to trvk_prg
 move_2block_status_into_the_region(): region id = 3
 rewrite_region() region id = 0x3, start_lba = 0x0, end_lba = 0x4000
 rewrite region done (ret = 0x8002f000)
 rewrite region elapsed time = 1262 msec
 touch_1st_sector_in_block() region id = 0x3, start_lba = 0x0, end_lba = 0x4000
 touch_1st_sector() done (ret = 0x8002f000)
 touch_1st_sector() elapsed time = 1121 msec
 rewrite_region() region id = 0x3, start_lba = 0x0, end_lba = 0x4000
 rewrite region done (ret = 0x8002f000)
 rewrite region elapsed time = 1262 msec
 Update BD firmware
 read BD firmware package (1966992 bytes) elapsed = 142 msec
 update BD firmware elapsed = 184 msec
 read BD firmware package (951040 bytes) elapsed = 78 msec
 update BD firmware elapsed = 142 msec
 read BD firmware package (951040 bytes) elapsed = 80 msec
 update BD firmware elapsed = 13959 msec
 Update BD firmware done(0x8002f000)
Appropiate BD firmware for that Bluray Drive is flashed to BD eeprom
 Update Multi-Card controller firmware
 read MCC package (28636 bytes) elapsed = 25 msec
 update MCC elapsed = 24 msec
 Update Multi-Card controller firmware done(0x8002f000)
If SKU with MultiCardReader then Multi-Card controller firmware is flashed to SST 1mbit Flash
 Update BlueTooth firmware
 read BT package (639368 bytes) elapsed = 62 msec
 update BT elapsed = 56 msec
 Update BlueTooth firmware done(0x8002f000)
Bluetooth NOR flash is updated with

BlueTooth firmware

 Update System controller firmware
 read SC patch package (4864 bytes) elapsed = 24 msec
 read SC patch package (4864 bytes) elapsed = 24 msec
 read SC patch package (4864 bytes) elapsed = 23 msec
 Update System controller firmware done(0x8002f000)
Syscon Hardware is updated with appropiate System controller firmware
 update package elapsed time = 228361 msec
 post processiong...
 post processiong done
 cleanup update status (ret = 0)
 os version = 03.1500
 build_version = 38031,20091206
 region of core os package = 0x40000000
 build_target = CEX-ww
 build target id = 0x83
 manufacturing updating SUCCESS(0x8002f000)
 set product mode (ret = 0)
 Total Elapsed time = 230556 msec


old crossgrading Retail/CEX to Debug/DEX

Note
For this to work your system must be below or at 1.80 for the 1.80 debug update and below or on 2.01 for the 2.15 debug update. Just use the next version up from your current firmware version for the retail update.

It's not very usefull, esp. nowadays, added for historic reasons

How to install debug firmware on retail PS3

old source: http://www.ps3hax.net/other-misc-tutorials/4808-tutorial-how-install-debug-firmware-retail-ps3-partially-hdd-swap-method.html

Tools needed

  • 1 PS3 system
  • 2 PS3 hard drives that are the same size
  • 1 retail firmware upgrade
  • 1.80 Or 2.15 debug firmware

Instructions

  1. Format both hard drives on the PS3 system.
  2. Download a debug PS3 firmware and place it in USB stick, and start the update. This will copy all the debug firmware files to the PS3's HDD-A.
  3. After copied the PS3 will restart and you will see the normal update menu which prompts you to click the button to start update. Do NOT update your PS3, but power it off.
  4. Next remove the HDD-A, and place in the second HDD, HDD-B in the PS3.
  5. Download and copy a retail PS3 firmware to a USB stick.
  6. Again as before place USB in PS3 and update the PS3 as normal but when you get to the screen where it asks for you to press button, do that but stop when it asks you to AGREE to Terms and Condition Page.
  7. While the system is still powered on and on the update screen, REMOVE HDD-B, and insert HDD-A.
  8. After swapping the HDD's continuie to update the PS3 as normal and the PS3 will install the debug PS3 firmware=
  9. Go to the settings and check firmware version and there you will also see the debugging PS3 options :)




Ancient preproduction / prototype

 CEB-201x, DEH-R1030 etc.
 
 old SDKs contain these binairy files in \cell\target\bootrom, 
 while knowledge about previous version existance can be revealed by the documentation in \cell\info\old\XXX

ebootrom structure

Header

Offset Length Type Information
0x0 0x4 unsigned long Unknown
0x4 0x4 unsigned long File Count
0x8 0x8 unsigned long File Length
0x10 0x30 * File Count File Table File Table

File Table

The file table consists of a number of file entries determined by File Count, with the format below:

Offset Length Type Information
0x0 0x8 unsigned long Data Offset
0x10 0x8 unsigned long Data Length
0x20 0x20 unsigned long Data FileName (see below)

Filename IDs

File Entry ID Filename
0x1 sdk_version
0x2 version.txt
0x3 ros (CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg)
0x4 trvk_prg
0x5 trvk_pkg
0x6 nand_update
0x7 bdit_firmware
0x8 bdpt_301r_firmware
0x9 bdpt_303r_firmware
bdit_firmware / bdpt_301r_firmware / bdpt_303r_firmware / nand_update / ros / trvk_pkg / trvk_prg
Header
Offset Length Type Information
0x0 0x4 unsigned long Unknown
0x4 0x4 unsigned long File Count
0x8 0x8 unsigned long File Length
0x10 0x30 * File Count File Table File Table
File Table

The file table consists of a number of file entries determined by File Count, with the format below:

Offset Length Type Information
0x0 0x8 unsigned long Data Offset
0x10 0x8 unsigned long Data Length
0x20 0x20 unsigned long DataName
  • bdit_firmware -> BDIT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE.pkg
  • bdpt_301r_firmware -> BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_301R.pkg
  • bdpt_303r_firmware -> BDPT_FIRMWARE_PACKAGE_303R.pkg
  • trvk_pkg -> RL_FOR_PACKAGE.img
  • trvk_prg -> RL_FOR_PROGRAM.img
  • ros -> CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg
  • nand_update -> NAND_UPDATE.pkg.[01]-[28]
0x40 Data Length unsigned long SCE signed package data
CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg
File Entry ID Filename
aim_spu_module.self
appldr
creserved_0
default.spp
isoldr
lv0
lv1.self
lv1ldr
lv2_kernel.self
lv2ldr
mc_iso_spu_module.self
me_iso_spu_module.self
rvkldr
sb_iso_spu_module.self
sc_iso.self
sdk_version
spp_verifier.self
spu_pkg_rvk_verifier.self
spu_token_processor.self
sv_iso_spu_module.self
sys_init_app.self
sys_init_ios.self
sysctl.txt

known updates

0.2 ebootrom

0.3 ebootrom

0.60 ebootrom

   0.60: lv0 contains string : 'Sony CXD9823 NAND Controller'
Boot Loader SE Version 0.6 2006-01-31_13:53:04
Boot Loader SE Version 0.5.2005-12-28_16:10:53

0.80 ebootrom

   key: rev 0x00

0.84 ebootrom

   0.84: lv0 doesnt contain previous mentioned string
from decrypted lv0 0.84: Boot Loader SE Version 0.8.4 (Build ID: 822,8517, Build Data: 2006-05-16_17:50:21)

0.85 ebootrom

0.90 ebootrom

0.90 PUP

   ? 0.90: PS3UPDAT.PUP format was implemented since 0.90 ?

0.92 ebootrom

   key: rev 0x01 + NP rev 0x01

0.93 ebootrom

0.94 ebootrom

0.95 PUP

0.96 PUP

100.002 ebootrom

from decrypted lv0: Boot Loader SE Version 1.0.0 (Build ID: 1643,16413, Build Data: 2006-10-05_16:32:34)

ebootrom.100.002.rar (51.29 MB)